Soil and Air temperature, Soil Water and Ice Content, Kangiqsualujjuaq (George River), Quebec, Canada

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Entry ID

GGD453

Summary

This data set includes meteorological measurements at a permafrost mound at Kangiqsualujjuaq (George River), Quebec, Canada. Parameters include ground temperature, air temperature, soil moisture, and ice content. Measurements were taken every hour, and stored every 60 minutes for air temperature, and every 720 minutes for ground temperature.

Geographic Coverage

 

Spatial Coordinates:
N: 58.7°     S: 58.7°     E: -65.983°     W: -65.983°    

Data Set Citation

Dataset Creator: Michel Allard and Richard Fortier
Dataset Title: Soil and Air temperature, Soil Water and Ice Content, Kangiqsualujjuaq (George River), Quebec, Canada
Dataset Release Date: 2003-06-09
Dataset Release Place: Boulder, Colorado USA
Dataset Publisher: NSIDC: National Snow and Ice Data Center
Online Resource: http://nsidc.org/data/ggd453.html

Temporal Coverage

Start Date: 1991-08-01

Location Keywords

  • CONTINENT NORTH AMERICA CANADA KANGIQSUALUJJUAQ (GEORGE RIVER), QUEBEC, CANADA

Science Keywords

  • Atmosphere Atmospheric Temperature Surface Air Temperature
  • Cryosphere Frozen Ground Permafrost
  • Cryosphere Frozen Ground Soil Temperature
  • Cryosphere Snow/Ice Permafrost
  • Land Surface Frozen Ground Permafrost
  • Land Surface Frozen Ground Soil Temperature
  • Land Surface Soils Permafrost
  • Land Surface Soils Soil Temperature
  • Terrestrial Hydrosphere Snow/Ice Permafrost

Ancillary Keywords

  • Meteorology
  • Permafrost Properties
  • Soil Properties
  • Soil Temperature

Data Center

Frozen Ground Data Center
Data Center URL: http://nsidc.org/fgdc/

Data Center Personnel

Name: FGDC User Services
Phone: 1 303 492-6199 x
Fax: 1 303 492-2468 x
Email: nsidc@nsidc.org
Contact Address:

  • National Snow and Ice Data Center
  • CIRES, 449 UCB
  • University of Colorado

City: Boulder
Province or State: CO
Postal Code: 80309-0449
Country: USA

Distribution

Distribution Format: Microsoft Excel

Personnel

Denis Sarrazin
Role: DATA AUTHOR
Phone: 1 418 656-4299
Fax: 1 418 656-2978
Email: denis.sarrazin@cen.ulaval.ca
Contact Address:

  • Universite Laval
  • Centre d'Etudes Nordiques
  • Pavillon Abitibi-Price, local 1230

City: Sainte Foy
Province or State: Quebec
Postal Code: G1K 7P4
Country: Canada

Richard Fortier
Role: INVESTIGATOR
Phone: 1 418 656-3340
Fax: 1 418 656-2978
Email: richard.fortier@ggl.ulaval.ca
Contact Address:

  • Universite Laval
  • Centre d'Etudes Nordiques
  • Pavillon Abitibi-Price, local 1230

City: Sainte Foy
Province or State: Quebec
Postal Code: G1K 7P4
Country: Canada

Michel Allard
Role: INVESTIGATOR
Phone: 1 418 656-3340
Fax: 1 418 656-2978
Email: michel.allard@cen.ulaval.ca
Contact Address:

  • Universite Laval
  • Centre d'Etudes Nordiques
  • Pavillon Abitibi-Price, local 1230

City: Sainte Foy
Province or State: Quebec
Postal Code: G1K 7P4
Country: Canada

Metadata Name and Version

Metadata Name: CEOS IDN DIF
Metadata Version: 9.7

Creation and Review Dates

DIF Creation Date: 2003-06-09
Last DIF Revision Date: 2012-09-19

Metadata Views

DIF Text-Only

Directory Interchange Format (DIF) in plain text

DIF XML

Directory Interchange Format (DIF) in Extensible Markup Language (XML)

FGDC HTML

U.S. Federal Geographic Data Committee (FGDC) Content Standard for Digital Geospatial Metadata (CSDGM)

ISO HTML

International Organization for Standardization (ISO) 19115:2003 Geographic Information Metadata

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